Royal (Baby) Treatment – Unequal Concern Across the Pond

I’m just going to say it: I don’t care about the royal baby. I’m glad the baby and his mother are healthy in the context that I’m impersonally happy that any baby and mother are healthy. But I’m deeply saddened … Continue reading


Women Center Stage: The Future Has Spoken – A Celebration of Emerging Young Artists

I was so motivated after seeing The Future Has Spoken: A Celebration of Emerging Young Artists at Women Center Stage. Featuring the talents of Girl Be Heard, viBe Theater Experience and Urban Word NYC, the evening was made up of … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – An Interview With Dominique Fishback

Dominique Fishback performs Subverted, a one-woman show of spoken word, by the poet and first time playwright. Subverted portrays the destruction of Black identity through the eyes of Eden. As Eden, who is considered the exception, goes outside of what … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – An Interview With Dina Vovsi

Dina Vovsi directs everything’s whispered (for now). “Joann is late for her first day of work, she’s recently divorced, and she’d really like to get her 8 year-old daughter out of her princess costume before dropping her off at school. … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – An Interview With Tracy Bersley

Tracy Bersley directs For Immediate (and timely) Release, By Daniel Piper Kublick, Dorothy Abrahams and Bersley. Important up-to-date information for Bunker AA 6-4-2-0! Only essential personnel are excused: those on land-roving duty, terrain detox, and dentists. We at DDT pride … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – An Interview With Lauren Whitehead

Lauren Whitehead directs her original work A Tribe Called Blessed: Songs toward the Advancement of (T)history. Every story has a point of origin and a different point of origin depending on who’s telling it. In the sprit of re-originating and … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – An Interview With Sherri Eden Barber

Sherri Eden Barber directs Only You Can Prevent Wildfires Conceived by Barber and written by Harrison David Rivers. In 2002, the Hayman Fire burned 133 homes, 138,114 acres and forced the evacuation of 5, 340 people in Colorado. It is, … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – Interview With Madeline Sayet

Madeline Sayet directs Daughters of Leda, which she also wrote. Leda was raped by a swan. Later, her swan-babies, Helen and Clytemnestra, became just as infamous as she. How many glitches occurred in the reporting? Clytemnestra’s three daughters (Iphigenia, Electra, … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – Introduction

I am proud to announce I am an official press partner for Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival. For the next week, CareyPurcell.com will feature interviews with the participants of Director’s Weekend, where 10 directors create 15-minute pieces on the … Continue reading


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

I left the Seeing Place Theater’s production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead with my head full of questions. What exactly had happened? What was this play trying to say? And why hadn’t I heard of The Seeing Place Theater … Continue reading